Panic! by rennchris published on 2012/02/29 12:02:05 +0000 'Panic' from our musical 'Life on a Shoestring!' The recession has hit, and landlady Ruby Valerio-Depledge is feeling it more than anybody. Struggling to keep up with the loan repayments on her pub 'The Shoestring' her worst fears are realised when she receives a final demand threatening that if matters don't improve - in just 2 weeks her beloved pub will be shut down. When Ruby's best friend Martin suggests that she puts on a drag show to get the punters back in, Ruby jumps at the chance. After all, how hard could it be? Unknown to Ruby, her settled, quiet lifestyle is about to take a dramatic turn... Ever heard the saying 'life begins at 40'? Well, it certainly does for Ruby!